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Bank of Nanjing · 2017 Nanjing marathon– National Marathon Championships (Nanjing Station) Press conference·signing ceremony held successfully


The press conference·signing ceremony of Bank of Nanjing ·2017 Nanjing marathon–National Marathon Championships (Nanjing Station) was held on press conference hall of municipal government at 9:30 a.m.on September 28. Present at the conference were Chen Weihong, director-general of Sports Bureau of Nanjing city; Zhu Hualin, deputy director-general of Sports Bureau of Nanjing city; Xu Minsheng, deputy director of Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission of Nanjing; Wang Xiaoyan, director of Press and Publication Division of Propaganda Department of Municipal Party Committee; Chen Zhaodong, deputy director of Nanjing passenger transport management department; Wu Degong, vice general manager of Jiangsu Fountask Sports & Technology Co., Ltd; Lv Dongyang, chief supvisor of Bank of Nanjing, secretary of discipline inspection commission; Li Qiaosheng,vice general manager of Xtep(China) Co., Ltd. Jiangsu branch. 

Bank of Nanjing ·2017 Nanjing marathon–National Marathon Championships (Nanjing Station) is hosted by Chinese Athletics Association, Nanjing Municipal Government and Sports Bureau of Jiangsu Province, organized by Sports Bureau of Nanjing city and exclusively operated by Jiangsu Fountask Sports Technology Co., Ltd.The event will start at the east gate of Nanjing Olympic center at 7:30 a.m.on October 15.

At present, the preparatory work of the event is in full swing.At the press conference site, deputy director of sports bureau of Nanjing city,Zhu Hualin introduced the latest preparation of the event.This year, the scale of participation is further expanded, the race route is also optimized and the supply is more varied than before. In addition, this year’s Nanjing marathon is not only a part of National Marathon Championships, but also an important part of “reform and opening-up”section of 2017 “Run to China”marathon series. Accordingly, the organizing committee put forward the slogan of Nanjing marathon: welcome the 19th national congress, happily run new Nanjing marathon. The total registration population of 2017 Nanjing marathon is up to 39154, 11856 people signed up for full marathon,the lot winning rate is 59.04%;18812 people signed up for half marathon, the lot winning rate is 47.84%. At 8:00 a.m.on October 15, Bank of Nanjing · 2017 Nanjing Marathon KFC Family Run will start at the south gate of Nanjing Olympic center.There will be 600 families participating in the event this year, and all the entry fees will be donated to charities. To guarantee the smooth operation of the event, the organizing committee has recruited more than 3000 volunteers this year.

Xu Huafeng,deputy director of traffic management bureau of Nanjing public security bureau,introduced travel strategy during the event.From Oct,14,traffic management bureau will carry out temporary traffic control on several roads like Jiangdong middle road in different time periods and different sections of roads. He also reminded the public to pay attention to the relevant announcements and make travel plans in advance.

   Xu Minsheng,deputy director of municipal health and family planning commission of Nanjing, introduced the preparation of medical security on the conference. 2017 Nanjing marathon will set up 16 fixed medical posts and 28 removable ambulance medical posts with a total of 168 medical workers.At the same time, there will be some medical pacers accompanying players on the track.

Chen Zhaodong,deputy director of Nanjing passenger transport management department also introduced public transport support scheme on the event day.On Oct,15,147 bus routes will be changed temporarily, the traffic department will try their best to guarantee the citizens’ transportation.At the same time, due to the increase of the subway passenger flow, the subway operation company will operate the subway ahead of schedule on the event day and take other measures to ease passenger traffic to guarantee players arriving at event site smoothly and timely. From October 14 to October 16(a total of three days),the public transportation such as buses, metros and ferries are all free for players with bib numbers and event staff with relevant documents.

 The successful operation of event depends on the meticulously organization of operation company and great support of sponsors. At the conference site, the organizing committee signed the event naming agreement with Bank of Nanjing, and also signed the event sponsorship agreement with Xtep and Ping An Insurance.

Wu Degong, vice general manager of Jiangsu Fountask Sports & Technology Co., Ltd, introduced the design concept of 2017 Nanjing marathon medals.The design of 2017 Nanjing Marathon medal features the beautiful landscape and profound historical and cultural foundation of Nanjing. The designer selects plum blossom, the city flower as the medal appearance, which symbolizes spirit of bravery and self-improvement. The integration of wall, Pixiu(an ancient mascot of Chinese) and auspicious clouds in the design implies the meaning that competitors go ahead courageously on the scenic track of Nanjing Marathon.

Afterwards, Lv Dongyang, chief supvisor of Bank of Nanjing gave a speech; Li Qiaosheng,vice general manager of Xtep(China) Co., Ltd. Jiangsu branch,introduced the design concept of this year’s competition T-shirts; Han Qingfeng, deputy marketing director of Nanjing Impressions introduced this year’s track supply and post-competition bag supply.To express the earnest thanks to sponsors, the organizing committee leaders also awarded plaques to each representative and leader of sponsor enterprises at site.

Bank of Nanjing · 2017 Nanjing marathon– National Marathon Championships (Nanjing Station) will starts on Oct,15. In the next few years, the organizing committee will strive to make Nanjing Marathon an international, market-oriented and professional road race with two "Golden Labels", CAA Golden Label and IAAF Golden Label. With the enhancement of international exchange and cooperation, persisting in market-oriented operation,We expect Nanjing marathon to become a leading project of Nanjing sports industry and city card of Nanjing.